Edith Cowan University ECU

Bachelor of Science (Nursing)/Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This comprehensive course is unique in WA, preparing graduates for flexible career options in dynamic healthcare settings. The course offers an innovative and broad study approach, with graduates ready for entry-level practice in both midwifery and nursing. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to deliver high quality care within the healthcare environment.


Total Credit Points 480


  • NPU1101 Nursing Practice 1
  • NUM1101 Nursing and Midwifery in the Australian Healthcare Context
  • SCN1111 Human Processes 1
  • NUM1102 Communication for Nurses and Midwives
  • MIT1101 Dimensions of Healthy Childbearing
  • NPU1202 Nursing Practice 2
  • NUR1402 Older Adult Health
  • HPU1202 Human Processes 2
  • MIT1102 Principles of Midwifery and Woman-Centred Care
  • MIP1101 Introduction to Midwifery Practice 1
  • NPU2303 Nursing Practice 3
  • FCA2303 Chronic Conditions and Supportive Care
  • HPU2303 Human Processes 3
  • NUM2307 Mental Health and Wellbeing in Clinical Practice
  • MIP2103 Midwifery Practice 2: Pregnancy Care
  • NPU2404 Nursing Practice 4
  • NUM1308 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Health and Wellness
  • HPU2404 Human Processes 4
  • MIP2104 Midwifery Practice 3: Intrapartum Midwifery Care
  • MIT2102 Care of the Birthing Woman
  • HPU3505 Human Processes 5
  • NPU3505 Nursing Practice 5
  • NUR3503 Children and Young Peoples Health and Wellbeing
  • MIP3104 Midwifery Practice 4: Postnatal Care
  • MIT3102 Postnatal Care of Women and their Families
  • NUM2405 Legal and Ethical Practice in Nursing and Midwifery
  • NUM2404 Transition to Registered Practice
  • NUM3505 Interprofessional Practice in Health Care
  • MIP3105 Midwifery Practice 5: Supporting the Newborn
  • NUM3204 Clinical Reasoning and Research in Practice
  • NPU3606 Nursing Practice 6
  • MIT4101 Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Midwifery
  • MIP4101 Midwifery Practice 6: Maternity Emergencies
  • NUM3511 Primary Health Care in Nursing and Midwifery Practice
  • NUM3605 Leadership, Governance and Organisational Culture in Health Care
  • MIP4102 Midwifery Practice 7: Consolidating Midwifery Care

Standard entry requirements

  • AQF Diploma or equivalent
  • Undergraduate Certificate
  • Successfully completed 0.5 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent)
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test
  • University Preparation Course
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course or
  • Aboriginal University Readiness Assessment.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Joondalup International: $204,000
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
South West International: $204,000
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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